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In response to the CORONA-19 virus, Rose City Cemetery & Funeral Home offices are closed, except by appointment. Cremations and burials will continue as scheduled, with only cemetery staff present. Families are welcome to visit the grave site after the burial is complete. Phones are being answered as usual (503-281-3821) and the cemetery grounds and outdoor mausoleum are open normal hours during this time. 
We are working hard to continue providing excellent service with as little disruption as possible. Thanks to all of you who have been so flexible already.

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John Spathas

May 29, 1934 ~ January 4, 2017 (age 82)
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Message from Matt Spathas
January 14, 2017 8:05 AM

Uncle John was a very special person in my life....a passionate life long learner with a quick wit...at a very young age he gave me a thesaurus as a gift with a note to learn a new word each day....he raced me around the block, took me to play basketball, clamming at the beach....he active in the church, family, education and business. Uncle John would add energy, smiles (and a few ideas!) to every conversation....he fought cancer with faith - never complained and always believed....I will never forget my Uncle John....may your memory be eternal.....I know you are resting in heaven.....!
Message from Susan Dussin
January 10, 2017 10:01 AM

You will be greatly missed by those of us left behind. My heartfelt sympathy to Kaiti and your family. May your memory be eternal.
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A candle was lit by Terry Long on January 8, 2017 8:16 PM
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A MOUNTAIN MEADOW PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was sent on January 8, 2017

Many friends come into our lives but only a few leave with their footprints on our hearts. May your memory be eternal. I will remember you always. With love from Terry Long

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A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent on January 7, 2017

"Life to You" With Love from Vassilia Logan, James & Katherine Logan, Stanley & Mercedes Logan and Anthony & Diane Logan Families

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A candle was lit by Casey on January 6, 2017 7:38 PM
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